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Tanzania Gender Festival (Dar es Salaam, September 3rd - 6th 2013)

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GENDER FESTIVAL 2013 WILL BE CONDUCTED FROM SEPTEMBER 3rd -6th 2013

OVERALL THEME: Gender Democracy and Development: Twenty Years of Transformative Feminist Struggle For Women's Rights, Gender Equity and Social Justice- Where are we? What next?

The Gender Festival is an open forum for likeminded individuals and organisations to come together to share experiences and knowledge, to celebrate achievements and assess challenges ahead, to strengthen networking and coalition-building, to build capacity and to contribute to public debate and plan collectively for social change from a feminist perspective.

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Conference
Festival
Workshop
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Alternative economies
Anti-Imperialism
Human rights
Networking & community building
Political participation
Sustainable development
Women's Liberation Movement
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Unzine (E-Zine, 2006-2008)

Location

Split
Croatia

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Unzine was a monthly e-zine by Rafaela Drazic distributed as pdf (from 2006 until 2008); it was not an exclusively feminist e-zine but covered a wide range of topics: "Unzine is a monthly zine with various art, design and music contributions for expressing minority opinion (in Croatian language). The topics are mostly social oriented: from human rights, animal rights, feminist topics through politics to recycling, homophobia, culture news and so on, and so on..." (Drazic) Unfortunatelly neither the website nor the myspace-account exist any longer.

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Mujeres en Red. El periódico feminista (E-zine)

Location

Spain

Info:
Spanish e-zine founded in 1997 (!) by Montserrat Boix; emphasis on feminist news, feminist theory, feminist networking, politics, education and empowerment, cyberfeminism, technology/communication, feminist blogosphere, women's rights, equality, violence etc. lot of links to other feminist and Women's blogs

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Globale Dialoge (Radio)

Location

Vienna
Austria
48° 12' 29.4264" N, 16° 22' 25.7484" E

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Globale Dialoge is a weekly radio show produced by the editorial collective Women on Air which was founded by the Viennese free radio station ORANGE 94.0 and the magazine Frauensolidarität. Since 2005 it gets broadcasted by radio ORANGE 94.0 (Vienna, also via livestream) every Tuesday (13:00 - 14:00) and puts an emphasis on the international women's movement, global feminism, feminist/queer activism, sustainable development, human rights, migration, cultural production by women etc.

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Queer.hr (Newsportal)

Location

Zagreb
Croatia

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Queer.hr is a newsportal run by the Zagreb based organisation Queer Zagreb / Domino; emphasis on queer culture, politics, international perspectives, news about queer events, queer rights, LGBT issues, homophobia, lifestyle, popular culture etc. Queer Zagreb / Domino also published the monthly Queer List zine (2008-2010)

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DEP - Deportate Esuli Profughe - Rivista di memoria delle donne - nr. 21

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In questo numero miscellaneo la rivista riprende alcuni temi già toccati in passato: l’internamento femminile nella Seconda guerra mondiale e la violenza sessuale subita dalle donne nella guerra dell’ex Jugoslavia (nella rubrica “Ricerche”), l’impegno femminista per porre fine al blocco navale durante il Primo conflitto mondiale e per trarre in salvo i perseguitati dal nazismo nel Secondo (nella rubrica “Documenti”).

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Books & Articles
Topic: 
Gender studies
Human rights
Peace
Representation of women
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Žene protiv rata (Magazine, 1994-1995) + Žene za mir (Compilations, 1993-2002 + 2012)

Location

Belgrade
Serbia
44° 49' 14.0016" N, 20° 27' 43.9992" E

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Žene u crnom ("Women in Black") is a feminist antimilitarist peace organization founded 1991 and based in Belgrade to promote activities (protests, performances, campaigns) against militarism, war, sexism, nationalism, fascism etc. 4 issues (#1, #2, #3-4) of the magazine Žene protiv rata ("Women against War") were published in 1994/95; the organization has also published nine compilations of Žene za mir ("Women for Peace") between 1993-2002 presenting women's testimonies on war and women's resistance to war, primarily in the area of the former Yugoslavia as well as throughout the world. In 2012 another issue of Žene za mir was published and can get downloaded as pdf-file from their website

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Woman Plus.../Женщина Плюс… (Magazine, 1994 - 2004)

Location

Moscow
Russia
55° 45' 4.4712" N, 37° 37' 6.3192" E

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Woman Plus…/Женщина Плюс… was a bilingual magazine by the Russian NGO East-West: ZiHP published between 1994 and 2004; all articles can be read on the website! Emphasis on feminist news, situation of women in Russia and worldwide, equality, women's rights, feminist theory/history, feminist activism, women's movement, violence, women and war, health/body/reproductive rights, culture, stereotypes/sexism, but the magazine also contained a ressource page "Internet for Women" with lot of links from Women's organisations, groups, etc.; East-West: ZiHP also published the web portal OWL - Open Women Line

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OWL - Open Women Line (Newsportal, E-Zine; 1996-2008)

Location

Moscow
Russia
55° 45' 4.4712" N, 37° 37' 6.3192" E

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OWL - Open Women Line was an information portal on the subject of “Woman and Society” run by the NGO Eat-West: ZhIP (a documentation / library / research / information / education center) providing feminist international as well as Russian news, but also further documents on women's rights, etc.; emphasis on feminist news (with an emphasis on Eastern-Europe, former Soviet states, Russia, but also international news), Women's rights, equality, health, reproductive rights, violence/women and war etc.; the NGO also published the print magazine "Woman Plus" (1994-2004)

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NEWW - Network of East-West Women / NEWW Polska (Network, E-Zine)

Location

Gdánsk
Poland
54° 21' 7.29" N, 18° 38' 47.8968" E

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"Founded in 1991 NEWW is an international communication and resource network supporting dialogue, informational exchange, and activism among those concerned about the status of women in Central and Eastern Europe, the Newly Independent States, and the Russian Federation (members in over 30 countries). NEWW coordinates research and advocacy that supports women's equality and full participation in all aspects of public and private life. (...) NEWW connects women's advocates in who work in partnership to promote women's rights and to strengthen women's role within civil society. NEWW members represent all strata of society - human rights activists, writers, students, journalists, lawyers, parliamentarians, professors, artists, union organizers, health care workers and feminist activists." The Polish NEWW Polska was founded in 1999 and since 2004 has been running the International Secretariat of the whole NEWW network and is responsable for running this bilingual news portal and two listservers; emphasis on women's and human rights, equality, violence against women, feminist regional/European/international news; => lot of links to members of the NEWW network and to other organisations!!!

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